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of a decorated navy seal who was also a sniper. he was shot and killed along with another man at a gun range >> chris kyle, a former navy seal and author of the best- selling autobiography "american sniper," was shot and killed alongside chad littlefield at a texas gun range saturday. kyle called himself, "the most lethal sniper in u.s. history," and was an outspoken advocate for war veterans. "my only regrets are the guys i couldn't save. that's what keeps me up at night. but every shot i took, i felt extremely justified." police arrested 25-year-old eddie ray routh... a former marine who is believed to have left the service in 2010, according to a u-s military official. the erath county sheriff says the three men apparently went to the gun range together. after the shooting authorities say routh retreated to his sister's house and told her about the incident. she then called police and after a short pusuit, routh was arrested. he is now facing capital murder and two other charges. chris kyle and chad littlefield were both invovled in helping veterans with p-t-s-d... however, it is uncerta
of that but there will be a fight -- there will be fights within the pentagon between the army, navy air force, over who will take the brunt of the spending cuts. in the 1950s when eisenhower put a sharp limit on overall defense spending there was tremendous conflict, the air force and the navy viewed each other the same way we view the communist. >> jennifer: that's what this is so fascinating. you indicate the plot to change the american way of war. a guy like petraeus had to change a great deal. i appreciate you coming our own war room fred kaplan. coming up a special lbgt ed decision of the best of the rest. to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: now for a look at the best of the rest the stories i don't want you progressives to miss on this wednesday evening. tonight we're lbgt themed. on this date in 1961 jfk gave his fist state of the union address, and he talked about the economy, our role in the world and equality. take a listen. >> the denial of constitutional rights to some of o
was a navy corpsman, and my experience is that e7, e8, e9 ratings, chief petty officer to master chief, those ratings tend to run the outfit that i have been involved in. we have had officers who have come aboard our ship, junior officers, and the chiefs were the ones who kind of took them in hand and showed them the ropes about how to operate. i think having an enlisted man with that kind of experience will be helpful as far as the defense department is concerned. he will know what the enlisted man is facing on the ground. that is all i have to say right now. host: in fact, here is a picture of chuck hagel in vietnam in 1968. this is in the "financial times" this morning. "hagel nomination debate revise vietnam coasts." "with the election of mr. obama, who was 14 when the war ended, the u.s. appeared to have escaped the deficit legacy of vietnam that clouded politics for generations. if mr. hagel is confirmed, the three most prominent figures apart from the president in the countries foreign policy debates -- mr. kerry in the state department, mr. hagel at the pentagon, and mr. mccain, will
of police of baltimore county, and captain mark kelly, astronaut, navy veteran, and the husband of congresswoman gabby giffords. gabby giffords, of course, was shot in the head by a mentally ill gunman in an assassination attempt in january 2011. today in an emotionally charged and at times contentious testimony, the most moving part of the day happen right at the very beginning with a surprise addition to the witness list as gabby giffords herself made her way down the aisle into the hearing room to deliver a short statement to the senators and the assembled media and the audience. this was a surprise today. it was clear that this was not >> okay. thank you for inviting me here today. this is an important conversation for our children, for our communities, for democrats and republicans. speaking is difficult, but i need to say something important. violence is a big problem. too many children are dying. too many children. we must do something. it will be hard, but the time is now. you must act. be bold, be courageous. americans are counting on you. thank you. >> "americans are c
to other people. >>gretchen: other stories: the former marine accused of killing former navy seal is under watch right now. he was taken to a psychiatric hospital in september after threatening to kill himself and his family. >> he debate -- didn't talk to nobody. he would give you a dirty look all the taoeufplt one of those people you don't want to hang out with. >>gretchen: chris lived by a professional motto: it is our duty to serve those who serve us and he died honoring this creed. we're hearing from passengers in that deadly bus crash in california. the brakes went out as the bus went down a mountain road. passengers called 911. seven people died. dozens were hurt including an 11-year-old whose mother did not survive. >> we knew we were going to wake up. she asked my mom? i have to give a reason for my sister. >>gretchen: records show the bus company failed more than one-third of its federal safety inspections; some cases for brake and tire problems. >> the lead singer of a 1960's rock band the trog has passed away. ♪ wild thing ♪ you make ♪ my heart sing >>gretchen: he was fam
to say in vietnam. this is navy pilot john mccain with his squadron in 1965 before he was captured. hagel made reference to the vantage point an enlisted man has in war. >> i saw it from the bottom. i saw what happens. i saw the consequences and the suffering and the horror of war. so i did question a surge. i always ask the question, is this going to be worth the sacrifice, because there will be sacrifice. in the surge case in iraq, we lost almost 1,200 dead americans during that surge and thousands of wounded. now, was it required? was it necessary? senator mccain has his own opinion on that shared by others. i'm not sure. i'm not that certain that it was required. >> you know, the horror of vietnam, where i wasn't -- i always point that out -- the guys who were, into the jungle, fighting an enemy you couldn't see. there were no p.o.w.s in the jungle wars. they didn't take prisoners. you know, what we did with ours, we turned ours over for god knows what kind of treatment. that was a horrible war. the p.o.w.s were the pilots shot down and used as bargaining chips, but the war itself was
shooting range. chris kyle, a decorated former navy s.e.a.l. who not only survived four combat tours in iraq but was hailed as perhaps the deadliest sniper in u.s. military history, was shot and killed on saturday by a troubled fellow soldier, a man he was trying to help. nbc news chief pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski joins us with the latest on this. what are police and witnesses saying happened here and where things went so wrong for chris kyle? >> well, police in texas have one suspect in custody. eddie ray routh, a marine corps reservist, 25 years old, who apparently, according to reports, was suffering from ptsd. now, chris kyle and other veterans there in texas would often try to independently help those with ptsd by taking them to shooting ranges to sort of blow off steam. now, according to officials in texas, this was the first time that kyle and his friend had met eddie ray routh at this shooting range about 50 miles outside ft. worth on saturday, when suddenly and allegedly, routh opened fire with a hand gun at point-blank range allegedly again killing both kyle and
for hours on trains stuck underground near the anacostia and navy yard stop. one woman reportedly had a seizure and three people were taken to the hospital. dozens of passengers evacuated the train on their own. firefighters responding to the scene say they found burning insulation. they say that fueled a small fire that produced smoke in the tunnel. we'll have more on this story at 6:00. >>> at least three people were killed in a chain reaction crash on a detroit highway today and at least one of the victims is a child. it happened this morning on southbound i-75 during pretty much near whiteout conditions. they say 16 vehicles were involved in this crash. five of them were semi trucks and more than a dozen people were hurt. >>> in alabama negotiators are still trying to talk a man into surrendering his 5-year-old hostage. this sad affair began tuesday when police say jimmy lee dikes boarded a school bus and demanded the driver give him two children. the driver said no, so dikes shot and killed him. dikes is described as 65 years old and a man who harbors some fierce anti-government
. it was a dramatic end to a 143-hour standoff. >>> the iraq war veteran charged with killing a former navy s.e.a.l. sniper had spent time in a mental hospital twice over the past five months. police say eddie ray ralph told them he was suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder. the victim, chris kyle, had reached out to ralph for taking him to a shooting range over the weekend. >>> pakistan is planning an amusement park in the town where osama bin laden spent his final hours. the $30 million park and outdoor recreation center in abadbad will take about five years to bill. >>> we'll talk about what michelle obama can do to make an impact in the next four years. that is coming up in less than ten minutes on "jansing and co." >>> a top rating agency is in the government's crosshairs for its role in the 2008 financial crisis. cnbc's mandy drury is here with what's moving your money. mandy, a lawsuit against standard & poor's has been filed. what's that about? >> they're suggesting that s&p ignored their own standards to raise mortgage bonds that imploded in the financial crisis. we know the s
. you can have a handgun. and my cousin he is in the dominican navy. he was here visiting. we web to a gun show first time i had been to one. he was shocked what he saw in there. and he even could have bought an automatic rifle. he told the guy, my dominican pass port is in my cousin's car. the guy was ready to give it to him without it. >> stephanie: albert now that this debate is in the news you see a lot of these clips of gun shows, and i'm like any of those people can just buy a gun with no background check? pretty much all of them look like they shouldn't be able to buy a gun. >> caller: he was shocked. he said anybody terrorist could walk in here and buy guns. >> stephanie: yeah, yesterday, the nra apparently they don't even want people on the terrorist watch list to not be able to get a gun. >> caller: but they are beholden to the gun manufacturers. >> stephanie: right. >> caller: and that is what is happening here. and i'm wondering why if people want an automatic weapon in this country, why can't they be kept locked down at gun ranges. have your military
on your screen now! >> shannon: new developments at this hour in the murder of navy seal and author who survived four tours of duty overseas. chris kyle and another man found dead saturday shot down while reportedly trying to do a favor for the man in custody for the crime. best sniper in the military, also wrote the "new york times" best seller "american sniper." his biographer. casey stegall is live from our dallas bureau with more. >> yes, shannon, according to investigators the suspect's mother reportedly reached out to chris kyle to help her son because kyle was well known for the work he did with veterans. he worked with them on things like post-traumatic stress disorder. but it is unclear, we should point out if the suspect, 25-year-old eddie ruth was officially diagnosed with ptsd. the u.s. military has only confirmed that he was a corporal in the marines and did tours of duty when iraq and haiti. listed as reserve. authorities say ruth rode in the same with chris kyle and kyle's friend 35-year-old chad little field to the gun range on saturday about 50 miles southwest of fort w
kelly. he is a retired astronauts and u.s. navy capt. and he recently co-founded americans for responsible solutions. says an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership. he did it with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. capt. kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank yo for inviting me here today. i look forward to a constructive and constructive dialogue with your committee. i want to take the opportunity to congratulate gay's friend jeff flake as you know, our family has been immeasurably affected by gun violence. gaby's gift for speech as a distant memory. she struggles to walk. she is partially blind. a year ago, she left the job she loved, serving the people of arizona. in the past two years, we have watched her determination, spirit, and intellect, per disabilities. we are not here as victims. we are speaking to you today as americans. we are a lot like many of our fellow citizens following this debate about gun violence where moderates, gaby was a republican long before she was a moderate. we take
celebrex. for a body in motion. >>brian: the u.s. navy mine sweeper that ran aground off the cost of the philippines will be removed in pieces. it can't be freed any other way so the navy is dismantling it. >>> time to pay up tawana brawley slapped with a court order. she has to pay more than $430,000 to one of the men she said raped her. she lied. and al sharpton helped her. remember that story? gretchen, something else? >>gretchen: alert everyone. the p.c. police are back, is our politically correct society caving to religious groups in our schools. this week a school in colorado allowed students to say the pledge of allegiance in arabic. joining me is todd starnes. >> our investigation discovered there is a disturbing trend in the country where muslim students are being given accommodations that christian students are not saoefrg. >>gretchen: this example in colorado, what was it? who did it? >> rocky mountain high school, fort collins, colorado, they had a cultural club in the school. they led the entire student body in the pledge of allegiance on monday said entirely in arabi
to block the navy from moving into the western pacific. they have been a source of daily confrontations between japan and china. you have two new administrations. there is a hardening of positions on both sides. i have not talked to anyone who takes them particularly seriously. we are one incident away from a major conflict between japan and china. do i think there will be a war? no. the tensions in both countries mean this would not be an easy area to solve. whoever backs down, either before or after conflict will lose an enormous amount of credibility. both sides know that. that is why they are moving forward. the third thing is managing this broader relationship. here is where i will get back to what danny said. this is the long game. despite the missteps' you see in china over the past couple of years, where sun sought -- sunshine diplomacy was revealed to the inside and iron fist and a velvet glove, the territorial disputes in the south china sea and east china sea, the pressure being put on taiwan, means china has not fundamentally recalculated its strategic interests. i think you
are murdered. >> stephanie: we were talking about this tragedy yesterday, this navy sale sniper who was shot at the gun range. all of the arguments we can't have gun-free zones, that guy -- talk about not just someone that is trained, apparently the most prolific sniper in american military history is shot at a gun range. >> by someone with ptsd. >> stephanie: exactly. mental health and guns. >> exactly. >> stephanie: twenty-nine minutes after the hour. right back on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ compelling true stories. >> jack, how old are you? >> nine. >> this is what 27 tons of marijuana looks like. (vo) with award winning documentaries that take you inside the headlines, way inside. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more gripping, current. ♪ >> announcer: stephanie miller. >> don't you realize politicians always make extravagant promises? >> stephanie: uh-huh. it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome it to. charlie pierce coming up next hour, representative peter welch
: i came out of training in july, 1968, went to the united states navy, and belt with peak -- dealt with people coming back from "apocalypse now," essentially. the involvement that john kerry had, i saw the people on those boats. host: did that inspire you to run for congress, serving in your 13th term? guest: absolutely, i came back in july of 1970 and was elected. i think war was generally destructive. that is why i opposed the iraq war. i have seen the movie before. i know what is coming back from iraq and afghanistan and i did not want it to happen. we are inundated with suicide and all kinds of problems in our society. that had an impact on me, john kerry, chuck hagel -- a lot of us went through all of us to understand what war is all about. host: a little background as we talk to jim mcdermott. wayne, a question or comment for the congressman. caller: healthcare, medicare stuff like that, -- medicare should stay with the younger -- elder folks that earned it. healthcare, right now, it should be with the company's. -- companies. right now i am with a -- i am a truck driver. we
.s. navy capt. and he recently co-founded americans for responsible solutions. says an advocacy group that promotes solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership. he did it with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. capt. kelly, please go ahead, sir. >> thank yo for inviting me here today. i look forward to a constructive and constructive dialogue with your committee. i want to take the opportunity to congratulate gay's friend jeff flake as you know, our family has been immeasurably affected by gun violence. gaby's gift for speech as a distant memory. she struggles to walk. she is partially blind. a year ago, she left the job she loved, serving the people of arizona. in the past two years, we have watched her determination, spirit, and intellect, per disabilities. we are not here as victims. we are speaking to you today as americans. we are a lot like many of our fellow citizens following this debate about gun violence where moderates, gaby was a republican long before she was a moderate. we take the responsibilities that come with it very seriou
and perspectives. we both love the navy. i still do to this day. but i have different feelings from john about a war. for both of us, vietnam was a demarcation point in our lives the way it was for so many of our generation. but here in the senate late one night on a codel -- for people listening who don't know, codel is a trip of senators, congressmen going somewhere in the world -- we were going to kuwait after the first gulf war. and john and i found ourselves on a c-130 sitting opposite each other, neither of us could sle sleep, so we talked. we talked late into the night about our lives and our war. shortly thereafter, george mitchell and bob dole threw us together on a select committee to investigate the fate of americans missing from the war in which we'd fought. it was a tough time, an emotional issue in an era where rambo was a box office smash and "newsweek" magazine cover printed provocative photos which asked whether americans were still alive over there. into that cacaphonous caldron, john mccain and i were thrown together. some were suspicious of both of us. but together we found
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